Laps with the Chaps Sunset 5K Run/Walk

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Register before Friday, 9/4 and be qualified to win a $100 Mariano's gift card!*

College of DuPage invites you and your family to participate in the 5th annual Laps with the Chaps 5K Sunset Run/Walk and COD Food Truck Rally.  Race time is 4:30 p.m.  Festivities will kick off at 2 p.m. and continue until the sunset race concludes. 

All proceeds from this event will benefit the College of DuPage Student Emergency Fund established to alleviate day-to-day expenses such as bus passes and meals for COD students who are at risk of dropping out due to unanticipated financial strains.

Laps with the Chaps 5K Sunset Run/Walk at 4:30 p.m.:

  • Medals will be awarded to the top three male and female age group winners.
  • $200 Visa gift cards will be awarded to the Top Overall male and female runners and the "Middle of the Pack" winner.
  • $5 registration fee for currently-enrolled COD students (Limitations apply)
  • All 5K participants are eligible to win a free iPad.
  • $2 COD Food Truck Rally voucher included in each race packet
  • 100-yard Youth Dash at 5:30 p.m. (Two age divisions: 4-7 and 8-12)
  • New course (no hairpin turns)!
  • Teams of at least three people can compete for Best Time or "Luck of the Draw". Each winning team member will receive a $50 Whole Foods gift card! 

The College of DuPage Laps with the Chaps 5K is CARA and USATF certified. (2013 USATF # IL-13143-JW)

College of DuPage Food Truck Rally

2 to 7 p.m.
College Rd. Parking Lot 1

Before or after you run, walk or cheer, make sure to explore the premier Food Truck Rally in DuPage County! Ten of DuPage County's favorite food trucks will present curbside cuisine at its best, including hand-made pierogies, modern Asian street food, big bold grilled chicken skewers, and a healthy take on Southern comfort food. Save room for a sweet treat, like decadently rich cupcakes and delightful mini donuts.

5K registration is not required to attend the COD Food Truck Rally.

Register now!!!

Having trouble registering?  Call the consumer support line, (877) 228-4881, option 4.


*Mariano's Gift Card Contest Rules:

  • Those who have already registered will be eligible for the drawing (excluding previous winners).
  • Winner will be notified via email on Friday, 9/4/15.
  • Valid only for 5K registrants 18 and older. Categories include general, COD employee, COD alumni, CARA members, and seniors.
  • No award substitutions or cash equivalents.

Contact Information

CARA CertifiedFor More Information:
Ami Chambers
Race Co-Director
(630) 942-3823

2015 Sponsors

the Mac

WDCB Jazz - 90.9 FM

Laps With the Chaps 2014


Annual Laps with the Chaps 5K Run/Walk

College of DuPage hosted its annual Laps With the Chaps 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, October 18, 2014.

College of DuPage's Foundation Scholarship 2012


Foundation Scholarship Reception

Recognition ceremony for scholarship recipients. Winners of the scholarship and the donors who made the scholarships possible are brought together every October.